State Patrol Releases Information on FDL County Deputy-Involved Crash
The State Patrol is releasing the names of those involved in
a crash between a squad car and another vehicle just before noon on Monday. A
Ford Taurus driven by
Detective Pete Vergos was following a dump truck northbound on
with a Jeep Wrangler coming southbound.
The dump truck turned left into a
driveway – the Jeep passed going southbound as Vergos attempted to make a left
turn into a different driveway. The Jeep then struck the squad on the front,
The driver of the Jeep, identified as Jeffery Kirsch of Fond du
Lac, and Detective Ryan Murphy – who was a passenger in the squad – were taken
released. Vergos was taken by Flight for Life to
from the hospital on Tuesday.
State Patrol investigators also determined that
the squad failed to yield right-of-way while making the left hand turn, and
Vergos will be cited for that.